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Study in Uruguay

The combination of a high quality and laid-back lifestyle, stunning coastline, vibrant culture and well developed cities makes study in Uruguay tough to beat. Click on the tabs below for more information about what to expect from the country, as well as information on top universities in Uruguay, fees and visas.

Fast Facts

  • Full official name is the Oriental Republic of Uruguay
  • Capital and largest city is Montevideo
  • Main language is Spanish
  • Population: 3.44 million (2016 estimate)
  • Currency is the Uruguayan peso (one peso = 100 centesimos)
  • Major exports include meat, rice, leather, dairy products, wool and vehicles
  • Borders with Argentina, Brazil and the Atlantic Ocean
  • National dish is asado, which means barbecue, usually barbecued beef